Weather and Climate

The mountains and valleys of Polk County provide a variety of weather conditions. All four seasons are represented; a very popular reason for why so many folks like to call our area home!  Winters are usually mild and the presence of thermal winds from the mountains provides a pleasingly mild climate for our elevation. Outdoors activities can be enjoyed all year round.

Polk County is situated within the Thermal Belt, has a mean annual rainfall of 62 inches, a mean temperature of 60 degrees, a summer mean of 75 degrees and winter mean of 44 degrees. Mean annual snowfall is 4.9 inches.

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